Welcome back to Paper Worlds and Swirls of Ink! Today we're continuing on with the Top 10 of 2013, and this day's theme is Best Book Covers. This is something I discovered over at Fiktshun. There have been some absolutely gorgeous book covers this year, and most of these are books I've actually read, but three are part of series I am currently reading, but haven't gotten up to that book or finished it yet. Regardless, get ready for some incredible covers!
I was able to put these in order of favorites, so the 1. book is my favorite cover of 2013. Regardless, these are all awesome, so take a look at these incredible covers!
no. 10 - Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson
This is a really pretty cover. I like that it highlights Sophia's hair, which is an essential detail to the entire story, yet looks pretty without being overbearing. The dark swirls tie everything in nicely, as well.
no. 9 -The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
This is one of the books that I haven't yet reached in the series. However, I have read Percy Jackson, and loved it. I really appreciate the different direction The Heroes of Olympus has taken with the covers. They are a lot more colorful and vivid than the Percy Jackson, and while I liked the first series' covers, I love these.
no. 8 - Dark Star by Bethany Frenette
I like this cover a lot because of the color. It's bright, and it really contrasts with the pink title and the model. I like the overall contrast and how nothing is too much, but it is still an eye catching cover.
no. 7 - Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
This is an awesome cover- very different from the others I have here but really stark and bold. I love the coloring as well.
no. 6 - Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken
I have not gotten through Never Fade yet, but I plan to very soon. In the meantime, I still love this cover. It's very different from The Darkest Minds, but I like the color scheme of this one even more.
no. 5 - Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi
Another super pretty cover! This one is icy and wintry, but I love the close up eye style covers for this series. This is such a beautiful, icy effect.
no. 4 - Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier
The hardcovers in this series are absolutely gorgeous. The colors and beautiful interwoven silver are amazing. Ruby Red and Sapphire Blue also have very pretty hardcovers as well, and I'm looking forward to finishing Emerald Green.
no. 3 - Dance of Shadows by Yelena Black
Floating rose petals and a vivid red tutu and a shadowy background? This cover is gorgeous!
no. 2 - Apollyon by Jennifer L. Armentrout
I've been following this series since around when it started, I think. I've always loved the covers. But this one? This one is by far the most beautiful, in my opinion. It's got this beautiful, fiery flower and I absolutely love it!
no. 1 - Splintered by A.G. Howard
Alright, so this book got no. 1 in yesterday's list as well, and I really love everything about it. This cover is gorgeous- the vivid colors, the details, the overall look, everything. I love looking at it, I mean, this cover is absolutely gorgeous!!
And because I can't resist these pretty covers, here's them all together.
What are some pretty covers you've seen in 2013?
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